Stop & Shop Alerts Customers to Voluntary Recall by ConAgra Foods of Marie Callender's Cheesy Chicken and Rice Frozen Entrees

Jun 18, 2010, 15:52 ET from The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company

QUINCY, Mass., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a recall by ConAgra Foods, the Stop & Shop Supermarket Company announced it had removed from sale all Marie Callender's Cheesy Chicken and Rice single-serve frozen entrees due to the potential of salmonella contamination.

The following products were recalled from sale:

  • Marie Callender's Cheesy Chicken and Rice Frozen Entree 13oz, UPC 2113150469
  • Marie Callender's Cheesy Chicken Breast and Rice Frozen Entrees 14oz, UPC 2113150608

Consumption of food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial food borne illnesses. Salmonella infections can be life-threatening, especially to those with weak immune systems, such as infants, the elderly and persons with HIV infection or undergoing chemotherapy. The most common manifestations of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within eight to 72 hours. Additional symptoms may be chills, headache, nausea and vomiting that can last up to seven days.

Customers who have purchased the affected products should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to Stop & Shop for a full refund.  Consumers may call ConAgra Foods at 1-866-484-9610. Customers also may call Stop & Shop Customer Service at (800) 767-7772 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for more information or visit the Stop & Shop website at www.stopandshop.com

About Stop & Shop

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company employs more than 59,000 associates and operates stores throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, New York, and New Jersey. The company is a member of the US Green Building Council and has been awarded LEED (EB) certifications for 50 of its existing stores.  Stop & Shop has been recognized by the EPA for the superior energy management of its stores and is also a member of the EPA's Smart Way program.  

SOURCE The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company



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